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Robert Lee "Robbie" Wilbers

July 14, 1956 — March 24, 2023

Wardsville, Missouri

Robert Lee “Robbie” Wilbers, 66, of Wardsville, passed away Friday, March 24, 2023, at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born July 14, 1956, in Jefferson City, the son of Robert Lee “Bob” Wilbers, Sr. and Anna Marie (Brondel) Wilbers.

Robbie was a 1974 graduate of Helias High School.

He was united in marriage on September 1, 1979, in Jefferson City to Yvonne Marie Stegeman who survives at the home.

Robbie worked for over 47 years with Ameren Missouri, starting as a mail boy and later retired as a Distribution System Operator.

He was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville and a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagle’s.  Robbie enjoyed golfing, boating, bird hunting, classic muscle cars, Rock ‘n’ Roll, tinkering with tools, and dock hopping at the Lake of the Ozarks.  In his younger years, he enjoyed coaching his sons’ sport teams.

Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Wilbers, Wardsville; two sons, Jamie (Kara) Wilbers, Wardsville; Sam (Ashley) Wilbers, Wichita, KS; four grandchildren, Theodore Wilbers, Nora Wilbers, Isaiah Wilbers, Emma Wilbers; and four siblings, Jeanne (John) Mueller, Jefferson City; Ronnie Wilbers, Jefferson City; Tambra (Jeff) Bishop, St. Louis; and Randy Wilbers, Jefferson City.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos with the Rev. IC Medina officiating.

Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Jeff City ALS (checks mailed to attention Jamie Wilbers, 1530 Rax Court, Jefferson City, MO 65109).

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City.

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

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